The principles of product management
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This week features posts on: Product, Culture, Hiring, and Leadership.
“Great product managers fuse these two principles into all their decisions and everything they do should derive from them.” By taking a deep dive on the ‘first principles’, Brandon Chu, Director of Product at Shopify, illuminates the craft of product management.
Mary Poppendieck, author of Lean Software Development, explores the origins and pitfalls of being in a cost center, and proposes a method for escape.
Ben Jackson, Principal at For the Win, serves up the do’s and dont’s of recruiting, and how to pass “the bullsh*t filter” when reaching out to great talent.
Rich Archbold, Director of Engineering at Intercom, with a thoughtful piece “that might make your transition to a manager of managers a little easier and more successful.”
Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.
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